The World’s Most Dangerous Prayer

The world’s most dangerous prayer is this.. “Oh God, your servant is listening what is your will for me?”

Most people may occasionally want to know what God’s will is for them, or if what they are currently doing in their life is actually what God wants them to be doing, but not too many people actually pray this prayer, then be still enough to ...

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The Irony of the Modern Day Nativity Scene in Bethlehem

Just two months ago I was at the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem. The irony was that my experience there was just like that of a typical shopping mall the day before Christmas with huge lines, people cutting in and pushing their way forward to get there “first”. It was not a peaceful place and nothing like the scene I imagined the day that Christ was born. All the holy sites in Israel are like that to some degree ...

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A truly miserable life is one that serves no purpose, one that is cut off and tossed about with every wind

“Now, this is precisely the essence of a vocation: it makes a person realize the necessity of their existence, that is, discover that he is necessary to others, and answers a vital need. A truly miserable life is one that serves no purpose, which feels itself cut off, tossed to and fro and carried about with every wind, as St. Paul said. It is superficial with the horrible superficiality of one who is not carried along to his proper place ...

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The Noble Vocation of the Business Leader

A DIVIDED LIFE OR A LIFE OF INTEGRITY?

You’ve probably heard of the phrase, “It’s nothing personal, it’s just business”. It’s credited to an accountant who worked for American organized crime in the early 1900’s. It’s probably something he said often to rationalize his accounting work in the world of crime.  In that simple statement, he was able to mentally separate his work from what he knew was right, good and virtuous. His heart and soul were specifically for faith and ...

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Enjoy the perturbation inside the crucible !

Crucible – noun \ˈkrü-sə-bəl\ : is a place or situation in which different elements interact to produce something new. a difficult test or challenge. a place or situation that forces people to change or make difficult decisions.

leadership crucibleAttollo is a crucible for business leaders. It combines three elements; personal development, professional development and faith development and introduces the fire or “heat” ...

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The use of created things to help us pursue our universal vocation

bigstock-Saint-Ignatius-21512492_500wpxLiving a divided life can lead to imbalances and misplaced devotion to worldy success.

“The human person is created to praise, reverence and serve God our Lord, and by doing so to save his or her soul. The other things on the face of the earth are created for human beings in order to help them pursue the end for which they were created.

It ...

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